Hans Christian Andersen's fairytales
15th to the 22nd of October
Activities all days from 11am-3pm
Monday the 16th the museum will be open
Meet Clumsy Hans, the Princess on the Pea, the vain emperor and other characters from Hans Christian Andersens world famous fairy tales from the 19th century. During the day there will be short plays and the fairy tale characters will mingle with the audience.
Try the self-guided-tour for children, that is available for free at the entrance: Once Upon a Time There Was a Boy - Seven stops in Hans Christian Andersens childhood, where the author's poor upbringing can be experienced through the old houses and historical gardens at the Open Air Museum, only 30 minutes from central Copenhagen.
While you are there you can:
- take a horse carriage ride (30 DKK per person)
- visit old houses, farms and mills from all over Denmark, northern Germany, Sweden and the Faroe Islands